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Crown percussion heading to PASIC

Gearing up for the TV premiere of “Clash of the Corps”

Colts member is a European champion

• Plus much more!

The Academy

The Academy has added remote evaluation events in southern California, south Florida, Dallas, and Houston, in addition to open houses and early audition sessions in Arizona and Las Vegas.

The Battalion

The Battalion plans to field the corps’ first cymbal line in 2017.

Blue Devils

Want to know how and where you can watch the very first episode of the “Clash of the Corps” documentary series featuring the Blue Devils and Cadets on the Fuse Network? The Blue Devils have you covered with this informational page.

Blue Knights

Follow the Blue Knights on Snapchat and get a sneak peek at what the corps' design staff is up to this weekend.

Blue Stars

Michael Shapiro will return to the Blue Stars to serve as color guard designer and artistic director. "The relationship and collaborative process Michael has established with the Blue Stars over the past 10 years has been an absolutely essential component of the corps' success," Executive Director Brad Furlano said.


Bluecoats is running a fall sale at its online store that includes discounts on the corps’ latest “Down Side Up” merchandise.

Boston Crusaders

Boston Crusaders announced the newest members of its visual design team for 2017.

The Cadets

Here’s how you can save 30 percent on Cadets, Cadets2, and Vic Firth gear online.

Carolina Crown

The Carolina Crown percussion section will perform this November at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Indianapolis.

The Cavaliers

The Cavaliers’ Hall of Honor fundraising campaign looks to recognize the “iconic individuals who have shaped and enhanced the Cavalier experience over the years.”


An age-out member of Colts who also serves as drum major with British drum corps, the Company, won the Drum Corps Europe Championship this past weekend in the Netherlands.


Your donation to the Crossmen’s new trailer capital campaign can score you a limited edition color-changing Crossmen mug.


Former Genesis members should sign up here to get the latest information on alumni events, fundraisers and gatherings.


Patricia Islas and Doug Bush are two of the newest members of the Guardians’ percussion staff.

Jersey Surf

Jersey Surf posted audition information for prospective 2017 members.

Madison Scouts

Audition registration information is now available for prospective members of the 2017 Madison Scouts.

Music City

Interest forms for prospective 2017 corps members to fill out are available on Music City’s website.

Oregon Crusaders

Oregon Crusaders announced the members of the corps’ 2017 brass instructional team.

Pacific Crest

A Pacific Crest trumpet player encapsulated his entire 80-day 2016 summer tour with the corps in this 90-second video.

Phantom Regiment

Phantom Regiment will hold its 2017 auditions in Rockford, Dallas, Atlanta and Southern California.

Santa Clara Vanguard

Santa Clara Vanguard asks, “Anyone in the market for a giant metal tree?” A wide variety of costumes, equipment, flags, and other props are also available from various SCV, Vanguard Cadets, and winter guard and percussion shows from the past several years.


Shadow is selling eight tall prop spiral staircases used during the corps’ 2016 production, “This Mortal Coil.”


The Spartans Winter Guard is recruiting performers to join the ensemble for its inaugural season.


Troopers named the members of its 2017 color guard instructional staff.

Past Editions

Corps news and announcements (9/23/16)

Corps news and announcements (9/16/16)

Corps news and announcements (9/9/16)

Corps news and announcements (9/2/16)